New research finds that women standing for election to local councils experience much more gendered abuse and bullying than men – and it is likely this puts them off wanting to run at all.
Parish council elections are a vital part of democracy – so why are people put off getting involved?
Turnbull put in place the City Deals program in 2015 - aiming to create better partnerships between all levels of government. Some projects are underway, but we need more than just partnerships.
Changes under Queensland’s recently instituted Planning Act give councils much more leeway in their decision-making, which makes it harder for appeals against decisions to succeed.
A community-led development has been officially declared the UK’s best new building.
The strategy's focus on rotten apples seems destined to fail.
As fire tore through Grenfell Tower, I witnessed the complete and terrible destruction of 120 homes just like the one I grew up in.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Ilan Wiesel and Ray Forrest about the impact of the super rich on local politics, our cities and wealth inequality.
A parish council’s decision to charge parkrunners for using their parks may seem like a storm in a tea cup – but it’s an important test case.
If local councils are bigger and councillors represent more residents, it is important that they focus on understanding their communities’ needs and aspirations, rather than on day-to-day operations.
There’s a bunfight about whether local or national government should call the shots when it comes to fracking.
Not only is council tax on the rise, it’s completely out of touch with reality.
High rents and benefits restrictions have led to spiralling costs when it comes to housing London’s homeless.